Patrick L. Doyle 2015 NOAC Scholarships Available
In 1988 The Key Foundation, Inc., a registered Massachusetts non-profit corporation, established The Patrick L. Doyle Scholarship to help youth members attend the National Order of the Arrow Conference. The purpose of this scholarship is to help provide the NOAC experience to youth Arrowmen as well as help the lodge grow and develop. Since that time 100s of Arrowmen have had the support of this scholarship to attend a National Order of the Arrow Conference.
The Patrick L. Doyle NOAC Scholarship is the oldest program of The Key Foundation Inc. TKF was founded by former Order of the Arrow Officers and Leaders. Then, as now, they recognized the impact of the National OA Conference on the development of the Lodge as well as individual Arrowmen. At the National Conference young Arrowmen are exposed to the breath of the Order as well as the opportunity to see the best Lodges in the nation. NOAC provides a rare and exceptional opportunity to improve the Lodge Program and its leaders.
All youth Arrowmen, under the age of 21 during the 2015 National Conference are eligible. Preferences are given to Arrowmen of the Boston Minuteman and Yankee Clipper Councils.
Wah-Tut-Ca Campership For First Time Units
For Units That Haven't Attended WTCSR In The Last 10 years or Have Never Attended At All.
The Key Foundation Inc. established the Gordon R. Williams Welcome Home Fund. This program is made available to units that have never attended WTCSR as a Troop or Crew in the last 10 years. Units can apply for funding up to $25/youth member. These funds are paid directly to the unit. This fund is available to any Scout Unit from any Council attending Wah-Tut-Ca.
It is the foundation's belief that once a unit attends WTCSR that they will feel at home and as a result of Wah-Tut-Ca's unique program opportunities they are likely to return in the future. This program is established to as a result of the Key Foundation's commitment to the promotion of Wah-Tut-Ca and the benefits of summer camping
This fund is named after Gordon R. Williams, a former career professional of the BSA and Wah-Tut-Ca's first Camp Director.. Applications will be reviewed on a first come first reviewed basis. Deadline for application is March 31, 2015.
Each year the Key Foundation Inc. provides grants for Boy & Cub Scout Summer Camps for the enhancement of programs offered during the season. These grants are available to all Scouting camps accredited by The National Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Individual grants range from $200-$1,000 and can be used for a variety of items that will add to a youth's summer camping experience. The grant must be spent before the opening of the camp's 2015 season. Often grants are given for program materials and equipment that add to a summer theme or a program area. Proposals are awarded by the Foundations Board of Directors and are based upon annual funds available, and the merit of the proposal. The Camp Director and Camping Chairman must approve the Grant application before submission. APPLY HERE